Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Date: January 18, 2017
Subject: Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update
Please be advised that the previously announced January 15, 2017, General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA tradelanes, has been implemented by the lines at mitigated levels. Updated pricing reflecting the mitigated increases is forthcoming.

As a reminder, Transpacific ocean freight carriers have announced their intentions to implement an additional GRI, applicable on the Asia & ISC to Canada & USA tradelanes, effective February 1, 2017 at the following levels:

  • usd 12.00 per cbm or 500 kg
  • usd 540 per 20′ container
  • usd 600 per 40′ container
  • usd 675 per 40′ HC container
  • usd 760 per 45′ container

The carriers have also announced their intentions to implement another GRI effective February 15, 2017 and subsequently on March 1, 2017, from Asia & the ISC to all destinations in Canada & the USA. We await the exact GRI levels from the carriers and will advise details once finalized.

Delmar will continue to monitor the market and hold discussions with our core suppliers in an effort to offer our customers the most competitive rate and service options available.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting your local Delmar representative.

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